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A Taste of Northport, Alabama

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT NORTHPORT?

  1. Northport is a city in Tuscaloosa County in the west central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. Located on the Black Warrior River across from downtown Tuscaloosa, it is currently the 24th largest city in Alabama with an estimated population of 23,442 in 2009.

  2. One of Northport's most notable cultural activities is the Kentuck Festival of the Arts. Each year in October, hundreds of artists gather at Kentuck Park to showcase their work in front of thousands of visitors. The festival celebrates folk and contemporary art as well as traditional crafts. Potters, quilters, and basketmakers offer educational craft demonstrations throughout the weekend. And musical entertainment and culinary offerings are available.

  3. Another longstanding tradition of Northport is Art Night, which is held on the first Thursday of each month. Many of Northport's art galleries open their doors after hours for this event and frequently art or craft demonstrations are offered. A bus system runs between downtown Northport and downtown Tuscaloosa as a collaboration with Tuscaloosa's Art and Soul event.

Radio Stations:
WTUG 92.9 FM Northport, AL Urban Contemporary
WDJC 93.7 FM Birmingham, AL Christian Contemporary
WZBQ 94.1 FM Carrollton, AL Top-40
WJOX 94.5 FM Birmingham, AL Sports
WBHJ 95.7 FM Midfield, AL Hip Hop
W245BR (WMXB) 96.9 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Urban Contemporary
WZNN 97.3 FM Gardendale, AL Sports
WZRR 99.5 FM Birmingham, AL Top-40
W261BT (WTBC) 100.1 FM Tuscaloosa, AL News/Talk
W271AM (WJRD) 102.1 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Oldies
WTUS (LPFM) 103.3 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Travelers' Information
WUAC (LPFM) 103.3 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Christian Contemporary
WQEN 103.7 FM Trussville, AL Top-40
WWPG 104.3 FM Eutaw, AL Urban Contemporary
WALJ 105.1 FM Northport, AL Hip Hop
WERC 105.5 FM Hoover, AL News/Talk
WRTR 105.9 FM Brookwood, AL Talk
W292DU (WJRD) 106.3 FM Tuscaloosa, AL Oldies
WBPT 106.9 FM Homewood, AL Classic Hits
WUHT 107.7 FM Birmingham, AL Urban Contemporary
WTSK 790 AM Tuscaloosa, AL Gospel Music
WTBC 1230 AM Tuscaloosa, AL News/Talk
WMXB 1280 AM Tuscaloosa, AL Urban Contemporary

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Demographics of Northport, Alabama

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

71.11%

26.03%

0.19%

0.80%

1.92%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Northport, Alabama

     
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Businesses in Northport, Alabama


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Divine Luxury Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1800 McFarland blvd *MIDTOWN VILLAGE* Northport, Alabama  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Brown Bag -  Category: Southern/Soul, American, Barbecue -   9425 Jones Rd. Northport, AL 35473 (205) 333-0970 - (reviews)

  2. Carpenter's American Kitchen -  Category: Fast Food Restaurant Take Out Restaurant Soul Food Restaurant -   4419 Highway 43 N, Ste 5 Northport, Alabama (205) 764-5973  - (reviews)

  3. Dreamland BBQ -  Category: BBQ, Southern Cooking -   101 Bridge Avenue (205) 343-6677 Northport, Alabama

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Brown Bag Restaurant.--Northport, Al

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CHURCHES



  1. First Baptist Church of Northport -  First Baptist is a historical landmark - 1401 12th Street Northport, AL 35476 (205) 752-9343

  2. Springhill A M E Zion Methodist Church -  3600 Watermelon Rd. Northport, AL 35473 (205) 752-9343

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